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Didn't win Apple's WWDC ticket lottery? You might still be in luck

Apple faithful this year had to enter a lottery to buy a ticket to the company's annual developer confab. But the unlucky ones may still get be able to buy a ticket.

By April 18, 2014

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Sorry devs, Apple's WWDC lottery is now closed

If you had your heart set on attending Apple's annual developers conference and hadn't yet registered for the lottery, well, there's always next year.

By April 7, 2014

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UK broadband speeds are a postcode lottery, says survey

The biggest factor in the speed of your broadband might not be the company you buy it from, but your postcode, according to new research.

By March 27, 2013

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Teen iOS app developers hit download lottery

Apple helps promote the app Finish, which was created by two high school students to help people deal with procrastination.

By February 20, 2013

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Happy now? This equation predicts your well-being

Can something as subjective as happiness be mathematically quantified? British researchers have formulated an equation that they say can predict moment-to-moment happiness.

By August 5, 2014

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How Microsoft's Cortana came by its human touch

Microsoft's Sogol Malekzadeh talks about her journey from artist in Iran to designer who helped create Windows Phone's marquee virtual assistant.

By July 21, 2014

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Friday Poll: What do you want most from an Amazon smartphone?

Amazon is set to unveil a new mystery product. If it's a smartphone, what features would you like to see?

By June 6, 2014

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Apple's WWDC 2014 keynote: Join us Monday (live blog)

The Cupertino, Calif., company will kick off its annual developers conference at 10 a.m. PT on Monday. CNET will be there to bring you all the news, photos, and commentary.

By May 29, 2014

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UPS delivers government drone to unsuspecting man

For reasons that seem a touch murky, a man receives what appears to be a PUMA Unmanned Aircraft System sent by a government entity. Why him?

By May 6, 2014

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Google’s fiber effect: Fuel for a broadband explosion

The mere promise of Google Fiber seems to be enough to send rivals scrambling to deliver ultrafast Internet service at a reasonable price. Just look at Austin, Texas.

By April 30, 2014